Maria Kandracova

"Sometimes I really like to listen to sad songs... it depends on the days and my moods."

Maria Kandracova was captured by young storyteller Ondrej Kandrac at The Riverfront, Newport.

Listen to Maria's story below or read the transcript:

An individual with long brown hair and brown eyes. They're resting their head on their hand and are smiling at the camera.
Credit: Ondrej Kandrac & Ellen Thomas 2023

Meet Ondrej

I'm 17 and from Slovakia. Music is an important part of my religion and I am part of a band that sings and prays regularly. In the future, I would like to be a barber and provide a space for men in my community .